Exercise Science (EXS) degree program includes a knowledge base in the scientific
principles that underlie human movement and requires the development of basic
skills in exercise assessment, prescription and programming in healthy and
special populations, performance enhancement, prevention and treatment of
sports injuries, nutritional principles applied to exercise and sport,
patient/client interpersonal relations and professional ethics and
Students receiving this degree are qualified to
pursue careers in areas such as cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, strength and
conditioning, corporate fitness, sports medicine, community health and wellness,
and personal training or can pursue graduate work in numerous fields related to
the health, fitness, and exercise sciences.
The American College
of Sport Medicine (ACSM), as the professional organization that establishes
guidelines and competencies for the field of Exercise Science, serves as the
guiding professional organization for program academic quality.
Students should meet early and regularly with their advisor to design and monitor their program of study.
Please make sure you consult the Liberal Studies Requirements, Major Requirements, Concentration Requirements, and College Core Requirements for full degree requirements.